A storm system will begin to impact Southern Colorado by late this morning. Mountain locations will simply see snow, but lower elevations will see rain eventually change to snow by later this afternoon. Locations higher in elevation will see the heaviest snow, due to colder temperatures. So then, Teller County, far northwest El Paso County, and the Wet & Sangre de Cristo Mountains will likely see several inches of wet snow. The major cities will see far less snow and the storm will exit toward early Saturday morning.
The 4th Judicial District Attorney's Office has finalized their investigation of an officer-involved shooting that took place on May 11 in Manitou Springs.
The DA's office says that the officer's use of force was "reasonable and justified."
Manitou Springs police said that Christopher Clemons, 37, was involved in an altercation with officers early on the morning of May 11 at the La Fon Motel while they were investigating a Crime Stoppers tip.
Clemons had a warrant for his arrest for a parole violation – escape. After being treated on scene, Clemons was taken to Penrose Main Hospital, where he was later medically cleared and then arrested for the warrant.
Other criminal charges including attempted first-degree murder of a peace officer have been filed against Clemons. He is currently in the custody of the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office and will appear in court on July 24 at 1:30 p.m.
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